Tagged: Competency 4

To pilot teaching/learning situations that are appropriate to the students concerned and the subject content with a view to developing the competencies targeted in the programs of study.

Class Rehearsal and Reflection

In my Math teaching methods course at McGill recently, I completed a rehearsal of a lesson plan that I put together. The LP is for a Grade 11 CST (Cultural, Social and Technical) math...

Field Experience 3

My third field experience took place over three months at Beurling Academy in Verdun. I had a great time teaching three wonderful Grade 10 and 11 math classes (science option) and was sad to...

A situational problem for Quebec Grade 10 Math

Here’s a situational problem I created for my Grade 10 math class: McCarthy Park. Designed for use around November-December in a Grade 10 Science-option math class in Quebec, it combines functions and quadratics. I...

Theory and Practice among the “Regs”

This is a reflection on several classes I substituted in for my cooperating teacher while at Beurling Academy. It was written for my Classroom Practices class at McGill. The text includes expletives. * *...

Lesson on zero product principle

Just another day in the life of your faithful secondary Math teacher. I prepared and taught a lesson on the zero product principle (if you multiply two things together and the result is zero,...